About University

Jamshedpur Women’s University came into existence by upgradation of Jamshedpur Women’s College (a constituent and autonomous college of Kolhan University, Chaibasa, Jharkhand) vide Jharkhand Government Gazette (Extra Ordinary) No. 127, dated 15.02.2019.

Located in an area of a sprawling 25 acres (approx.) of land, the university consists of two campuses located at the heart of the city. The old campus building comprises of the office building along with the academic departments, classrooms, an updated library, an indoor stadium, a couple of hostels besides the playground and accommodation facilities for the staff spread across 8 acres of land. The state of art new campus with 9 floors comprises of Administration block, faculties of Sciences, Commerce, Humanities and Social sciences, Vocational studies, with a centralized library and a 500 bed women’s hostel, spreading across 17 acres of land.

Jamshedpur Women’s University is committed to the endeavor of women’s education in the tribal state of Jharkhand. With the encouragement, cooperation and facilities extended by the Tata Steel, we have covered a long and luminous journey since inception as Jamshedpur Women’s College in 1953 by Mrs. Perin C. Mehta in a room with a handful of students. Today we have strength of more than 12,000 students. As a college we were conferred with the status of center with potential for excellence and awarded grade ‘A’ by NACC. We have the honor of being the first women university in Jharkhand with the appointment of our founder Vice Chancellor honorable Prof. (Dr.) Anjila Gupta in June 2022.

The aims and objective that the University has set for itself and pursuing relentlessly are education, all round development of the students and enhancement of employment potential with special attention to the SC, ST students. Steadily progressing in all spheres, the University has now set a target to make its student fully equipped to face the challenges of globalization in all sectors ranging from I.T. to culture. The University is very active in extension activities through its association with the NSS, NCC, the Eco club, the Rotary club and a number of clubs run by various departments. To help the students imbibe cultural values and encourage creative innovativeness, the University encourages student’s participation in sports and cultural activities. Our students have bought laurels at different national and international sports and cultural events which manifests our efforts in these fields.

In a highly motivated academic ambience, the university offers education in the faculties of Science, Commerce Humanities and Social Sciences at the undergraduate, postgraduate and research stratum.

The University has launched several self-financing vocational, professional and Add-On-Courses, pertinent to the regional and national needs indicative of contemporary trends, technologies and techniques that galvanize its motto of women’s empowerment.

An active placement cell has a record placement of our students in various multinational companies like INFOSYS, WIPRO, IBM, HSBC, TCS, ACC, WIPRO Technologies, and GENPACT etc.

The university is committed to shoulder social and government responsibilities. Fee concessions are given to the ward of disabled/martyr (police, army, CRPF, defense, Para military forces). Concessions in fee are also given to students excelling in sports, physically challenged students and ward of university employees. Diligent University Vice Chancellor honorable Prof. (Dr.) Anjila Gupta is passionately committed to the social responsibility of uplifting the ethnic Adiwasi; the Sabar people of Jharkhand who have for centuries suffered social stigma and ostracism. Under her vision a pioneering effort has been made to motivate Sabar female education and mainstreaming by encouraging their admission and giving them free university education. Jamshedpur Women’s University is the first university in Jharkhand to do so. The government of Jharkhand is also taking meaningful steps to uplift, educate and mainstream the Sabar Adiwasi.

The university with an enthusiastic team of hard working faculty members with rich academic interests and equally efficient support staff members is future ready to accept challenges and responsibilities to ascertain its motto, vision and mission.

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